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New York Public Library
by Aesop; Vernon Jones, V. S. (Vernon Stanley); Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939, ill
texts

eye 17,659

favorite 73

comment 0

Topic: Fables
University of Connecticut Library
by Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, 121-180; Collier, Jeremy, 1650-1726; Zimmern, Alice, 1855-1939
texts

eye 15,641

favorite 68

comment 0

New York Public Library
by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863; Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859; Bell, R. Anning, ill
texts

eye 10,619

favorite 73

comment 0

A collection of forty-nine tales by the Grimm brothers
Topics: Fairy tales, Folklore -- Germany
California Digital Library
by Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850; George, Andrew Jackson, 1855-1907
texts

eye 24,429

favorite 7

comment 0

Princeton Theological Seminary Library
by Frazer, James George, Sir, 1854-1941
texts

eye 16,284

favorite 32

comment 1

favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Mythology, Religion, Primitive, Magic, Superstition
California Digital Library
by Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910
texts

eye 72,586

favorite 69

comment 1

favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
California Digital Library
by Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637
texts

eye 9,893

favorite 8

comment 0

California Digital Library
by Aeschylus; Warr, George C. W. (George Charles Winter), 1845-1901
texts

eye 23,756

favorite 14

comment 0

Introductory essays.- I. The rise of Greek tragedy.- II. The Orestean triology.- Translation - Agamemnon, Choephoroe, Eumenides
California Digital Library
texts

eye 2,310

favorite 4

comment 0

California Digital Library
by Balzac, Honoré de, 1799-1850
texts

eye 21,845

favorite 7

comment 0

California Digital Library
by Balzac, Honoré de, 1799-1850; Wormeley, Katharine Prescott
texts

eye 5,765

favorite 6

comment 0

California Digital Library
by Austen, Jane, 1775-1817; R. & R. Clark, Ltd. (1896) bkp CU-BANC
texts

eye 37,739

favorite 48

comment 0

New York Public Library
by Herodotus; Godley, A. D. (Alfred Denis), 1856-1925
texts

eye 15,814

favorite 23

comment 0

v. 1. bk. 1-2 -- v. 2. bk. 3-4 -- v. 3. bk.5-7 -- v. 4. bk. 8-9
Topics: History, Ancient, Greece -- History
Topics: Mathematics, Greek, Geometry, Trigonometry
California Digital Library
by Joyce, James, 1882-1941
texts

eye 30,572

favorite 27

comment 0

Slocum and Cahoon
California Digital Library
by Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867; Tyndall, John, 1820-1893
texts

eye 13,877

favorite 27

comment 0

Topic: Electricity
California Digital Library
by Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939
texts

eye 12,273

favorite 17

comment 0

Topics: Psychoanalysis, Psychoanalysis
California Digital Library
by Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862; Allen, Francis H. (Francis Henry), 1866-1953
texts

eye 8,129

favorite 6

comment 0

California Digital Library
by Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822; Forman, Alfred, 1840-1925; Forman, H. Buxton (Harry Buxton), 1842-1917; Todhunter, John, 1839-1916
texts

eye 8,593

favorite 5

comment 0

Microopaque
Topic: Cenci, Beatrice, 1577-1599
California Digital Library
by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883; Engels, Friedrich, 1820-1895; Moore, Samuel
texts

eye 8,775

favorite 20

comment 0

Topic: Socialism
California Digital Library
by Sophocles; D'Ooge, Martin Luther, 1839-1915; Wolff, Gustav Georg, 1819-1873
texts

eye 10,335

favorite 10

comment 0

California Digital Library
by Cellini, Benvenuto, 1500-1571
texts

eye 4,745

favorite 4

comment 0

California Digital Library
by Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274
texts

eye 5,213

favorite 8

comment 0

Topics: Reginaldus, de Piperno, 13th cent, Catholic Church, Dominicans
California Digital Library
by Homer; Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878
texts

eye 1,721

favorite 5

comment 0

California Digital Library
by Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965
texts

eye 7,946

favorite 13

comment 0

California Digital Library
by Tacitus, Cornelius; Symonds, Aubrey V.
texts

eye 5,070

favorite 11

comment 0

Topic: Rome -- History Julio-Claudians, 30 B.C.-68 A.D
California Digital Library
by Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832; Boylan, R. Dillon; Dole, Nathan Haskell, 1852-1935
texts

eye 3,201

favorite 10

comment 0

California Digital Library
by Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864; George H. Doran Company. (1920) bkp CU-BANC; Thomson, Hugh, 1860-1920; Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951
texts

eye 6,187

favorite 10

comment 0

California Digital Library
texts

eye 5,568

favorite 14

comment 0

Topic: Leisure class
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883; Engels, Friedrich, 1820-1895
texts

eye 10,624

favorite 15

comment 2

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Topics: Capital, Socialism, Economics
California Digital Library
by Daudet, Alphonse, 1840-1897
texts

eye 10,854

favorite 2

comment 0

California Digital Library
by Plutarch; More, Thomas, Sir, Saint, 1478-1535; Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626; Campanella, Tommaso, 1568-1639; Hall, Joseph, bp. of Norwich, 1574-1656; Morley, Henry, 1822-1894
texts

eye 1,840

favorite 4

comment 0

Topic: Utopias
New York Public Library
texts

eye 16,170

favorite 19

comment 0

Topic: Folklore -- England
Princeton Theological Seminary Library
by Frazer, James George, Sir, 1854-1941
texts

eye 5,924

favorite 13

comment 1

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Topics: Mythology, Religion, Primitive, Magic, Superstition
California Digital Library
by Crew, Henry, 1859-; Huygens, Christiaan, 1629-1695; Young, Thomas, 1773-1829; Fresnel, Augustin Jean, 1788-1827; Arago, F. (François), 1786-1853
texts

eye 6,651

favorite 10

comment 0

Bibliography: p. 160-162
Topics: Light, Wave theory of, Physical optics
California Digital Library
by Sophocles; Morshead, E. D. A. (Edmund Doidge Anderson)
texts

eye 1,298

favorite 2

comment 0

University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
by Plato; Wright, Josiah, 1824-1894; Bekker, Immanuel, 1785-1871
texts

eye 2,157

favorite 5

comment 0

vol. 2
California Digital Library
by Plato; Maguire, Thomas, 1831-1889
texts

eye 3,107

favorite 12

comment 0

New York Public Library
by Plato
texts

eye 4,769

favorite 14

comment 0

California Digital Library
by Virgil; Virgil; Bowen, Charles Synge Christopher Bowen, Baron, 1835-1894
texts

eye 1,424

favorite 2

comment 0

Topics: Virgil, Pastoral poetry, Latin -- Translations into English, Pastoral poetry, English --...
California Digital Library
by Sophocles; Sheppard, John Tresidder
texts

eye 12,773

favorite 6

comment 0

New York Public Library
by Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745; 1878-1953, ill
texts

eye 7,525

favorite 20

comment 0

The voyages of an Englishman carry him to various strange lands, including a land of tiny people and a land of giants
Topic: Fantasy
California Digital Library
by Eliot, George, 1819-1880
texts

eye 11,029

favorite 5

comment 0

New York Public Library
by Aesop; Jacobs, Joseph, 1854-1916; Heighway, Richard, ill
texts

eye 3,517

favorite 23

comment 0

Eighty-two fables, with a short history of the Aesopic fable at the beginning
Topic: Fables
California Digital Library
by Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882
texts

eye 2,790

favorite 6

comment 0

-v.1. Inferno. -v.2. Purgatory. -v.3. Paradiso
California Digital Library
by Lobachevskii, N. I. (Nikolai Ivanovich), 1792-1856
texts

eye 3,753

favorite 4

comment 0

Bibliography: p. 49-50
Topic: Geometry, Non-Euclidean
California Digital Library
by Bohr, Niels Henrik David, 1885-1962
texts

eye 3,518

favorite 2

comment 0

On the spectrum of hydrogen.--On the series spectra of the elements.--The structure of the atom and the physical and chemical properties of the elements
Topics: Spectrum analysis, Hydrogen, Atomic theory, Quantum theory
California Digital Library
by Lucretius Carus, Titus; Leonard, William Ellery, 1876-1944
texts

eye 1,791

favorite 7

comment 0

New York Public Library
by Froissart, Jean, 1338?-1410?; Johnes, Thomas, 1748-1816; Dunster, Henry Peter, b. 1814
texts

eye 2,657

favorite 20

comment 0

Topics: Hundred Years' War, 1339-1453, France -- History House of Valois, 1328-1589, Great Britain --...
California Digital Library
by Aristotle
texts

eye 3,629

favorite 6

comment 0

California Digital Library
by Sterne, Laurence, 1713-1768; Riverside Press, Cambridge, Mass. (1905) bkp CU-BANC; Nash, John Henry, 1871-1947; Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957
texts

eye 1,465

favorite 3

comment 0

Topics: France -- Social life and customs, Italy -- Social life and customs
California Digital Library
by Berkeley, George, 1685-1753; Krauth, Charles P. (Charles Porterfield), 1823-1883
texts

eye 1,316

favorite 4

comment 0

Topics: Knowledge, Theory of, Idealism
California Digital Library
by Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910; Bell, Clara Courtenay Poynter, 1834-1927
texts

eye 1,161

favorite 0

comment 0

Before Tilsit, 1805-1807. 2v.--The invasion, 1807-1812. 2v.--Borodino, the French at Moscow. Epilogue, 1812-1820. 2v
Topics: Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821, Russia -- History Alexander I, 1801-1825 Fiction
Princeton Theological Seminary Library
texts

eye 4,944

favorite 10

comment 0

Topics: Equality, Natural law, Political science
California Digital Library
by Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834; Coleridge, Ernest Hartley, 1846-1920; Metcalfe, Gerald
texts

eye 2,859

favorite 7

comment 0

California Digital Library
texts

eye 2,896

favorite 6

comment 0

California Digital Library
by Walton, Izaak, 1593-1683; Chiswick Press, printer; Roberts, R. Ellis (Richard Ellis), 1879-1953, former owner
texts

eye 1,063

favorite 3

comment 0

UCSD's copy provenance: R. Ellis Roberts
Topics: Donne, John, 1572-1631, Wotton, Henry, Sir, 1568-1639, Hooker, Richard, 1553 or 4-1600, Herbert,...
California Digital Library
texts

eye 1,020

favorite 2

comment 0

California Digital Library
by Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824
texts

eye 2,358

favorite 1

comment 0

v.1 Cantos I to VI -- v.2. Cantos VII to XVI
New York Public Library
by Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716
texts

eye 1,619

favorite 4

comment 0

Topics: Arnauld, Antoine, 1612-1694, Monadology, Metaphysics
Great Books
by Hubbard, Elbert, 1856-1915; Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957, former owner. DLC; Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
texts

eye 845

favorite 3

comment 0

Title within ornamental border
Topics: Rowan, Andrew Summers, Success, Spanish-American War, 1898
California Digital Library
by Dekker, Thomas, ca. 1572-1632; Warnke, Karl; Proescholdt, Ludwig
texts

eye 14,004

favorite 4

comment 0

California Digital Library
by Aeschylus; Morshead, E. D. A. (Edmund Doidge Anderson)
texts

eye 1,929

favorite 1

comment 0

California Digital Library
by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910; Webb, Charles Henry, 1834-1905
texts

eye 9,161

favorite 0

comment 0

BAL
California Digital Library
by Aristotle; Peters, F. H. (Frank Hesketh)
texts

eye 9,991

favorite 20

comment 0

Topic: Ethics
California Digital Library
texts

eye 936

favorite 3

comment 0

California Digital Library
texts

eye 4,773

favorite 12

comment 0

California Digital Library
texts

eye 1,744

favorite 4

comment 0

California Digital Library
by Harte, Bret, 1836-1902
texts

eye 1,265

favorite 1

comment 0

[v.1] Three partners. Under the redwoods -- [v.2] Mrs. Skagg's husbands -- Urban sketches. Legends and tales -- [v.3] A protégée of Jack Hamlin's. Mr Jack Hamlin's mediation and other stories -- [v.4] A ward of the golden gate. In a hollow of the hills -- [v.5] Barker's luck. The bell-ringer of angel's and other stories -- [v.6] The crusade of the Excelsior. The heritage of Dedlow Marsh and other tales
California Digital Library
by Calderón de la Barca, Pedro, 1600-1681; Trench, Richard Chenevix, 1807-1886
texts

eye 3,104

favorite 3

comment 0

California Digital Library
by Burns, Robert, 1759-1796
texts

eye 1,406

favorite 0

comment 0

California Digital Library
by Aeschylus; Buckley, Theodore Alois, 1825-1856
texts

eye 2,077

favorite 2

comment 0

Includes bibliographical references
California Digital Library
by Pirandello, Luigi, 1867-1936
texts

eye 3,717

favorite 5

comment 0

Six characters in seach of an author.--"Henry IV".--Right you are! (If you think so!)
California Digital Library
by James, Henry, 1843-1916
texts

eye 3,034

favorite 3

comment 0